Missed Fortune – Growing Our Lives Exponentially

Identifying Dangers Opportunities & Strengths With a new year upon us, many of us are evaluating the past year and planning for the new one. Dan Sullivan is a strategic entrepreneurial coach and a brilliant author. Among the many principles Dan teaches is the DOS Exercise. DOS stands for Dangers, Opportunities, and Strengths. The DOS…

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It’s Not Luck; It’s How You Play the Game

[fve]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OMLGWjjyHj8&feature=youtu.be[/fve] When the alarm goes off, chances are your mind floods with a deluge of thoughts—the training you’ve got to present at noon, those employee reviews you still haven’t wrapped up, the disagreement you had with your spouse, etc. That serene look of sleep is quickly replaced with frown lines. How would it be to…

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Missed Fortune – 4 Keys To a Brighter Future

Planning Beats Shooting From the Hip When a year comes to an end and a new one begins, it’s a time for reflection and planning. This is true for individuals and businesses alike. So how exactly should we approach a new beginning? Do you have a process by which you can review performance and set…

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4 Keys to a Brighter Future

[fve]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTeUaMem0gs[/fve] How Clarity, Balance, Focus and Confidence Can Change Everything As December begins and 2013 is about to close, it’s a time of both reflection and planning for many individuals. How do you approach the year’s end? Do you have a process for reviewing annual performance and setting goals for the coming year? Do you…

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Missed Fortune – How To Keep From Being Bent Out of Shape

Blessed Are the Flexible Most of us are familiar with the 9 Beatitudes found in the New Testament Gospel of Matthew. How deeply we understand the lessons they represent can depend greatly on our own level of spiritual maturity. This is true in other aspects of our lives too. Here is Doug’s 10th Beatitude: Blessed…

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Blessed are the Flexible For They Shall Not Be Bent Out of Shape

[fve]http://youtu.be/AwLkRjscL5k[/fve] Blessed are the flexible, for they shall not be bent out of shape. This is sort of my own personal beatitude, and time and again I’ve seen it apply to so many aspects of business and life. As a Financial Strategist and Retirement Planning Specialist for more than four decades, I’ve always insisted on flexibility for…

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Missed Fortune – Every Obstacle is an Opportunity

Just a Rock in the Road We’ve all pondered whether we’re the type of person who sees the glass as half empty or half full. Sometimes we question whether we are optimistic or pessimistic. But what if there was more to this than simply positive or negative attitude? What if the answer had to do…

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Accomplish 10x More In Life

As a leader and as an individual, as a parent or grandparent, how does one accomplish more? What if it could be 10 times more? This is the difference between exponential growth and linear growth. Do this mental exercise with me. Imagine I have a regular piece of copy paper. We’re going to fold it…

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Missed Fortune – Changing the Way We Think About Growth

Linear vs. Exponential Growth Imagine that you have a piece of regular copy paper. Picture folding it in half and then folding in in half once more time. Now imagine that we could fold this sheet of paper in half another 48 times. How thick do you suppose that piece of copy paper would be…

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Are You Aware of the $25,000 Mistake Being Made By Millions of Americans?

In life, those who fare better aren’t just those who make all the right choices, they’re the ones adept at learning from mistakes. But what if we aren’t even aware of our mistakes? Throughout my more than 40 years working with some of the most successful professionals, I have discovered something simple yet true: no…

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